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Riss

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(geology)
A European stage of geologic time: Pleistocene (above Mindel, below Würm).
The third stage of glaciation of the Pleistocene in the Alps.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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AGILIA BEARS 40: Erik Riss 10, Charles Wright 9+1, Nathan Greaves 6+3, Jordan Stewart 5+2, Kasper Andersen 5+1, Tom Woolley 0.
Erik Riss took a restarted heat 11 and it was all square at 36-36 after a solid 5-1 from Kus and Wilkinson in heat 12.
He added: "Berwick have been taken over since I raced there and most of the people I knew have moved on, although it was a strange feeling the other week - the first time I've ever been to Shielfield Park and not wanted to see the Bandits win!" Riss and Wright have been announced as Redcar's representatives in the Championship Individual meeting, which features all of the leagues top riders, at Sheffield's Owlerton Stadium on Sunday, September 1.
Monarchs, without injured Kevin Wolbert, were trailing by 12 points at one stage at Somerset on Tuesday night but two wins for Riss helped them reduce the deficit.
However, with Theo Pijper making the most of a good gate in heat eight, his win over Morris and Davey's third over Bowtell brought the scores level again at 24-24 - Robson and Lindgren taking up the mantle in the ninth against Riss and Pickering.
Tomorrow's Teams: AGILIA BEARS: Jake Allen (guest for Charles Wright), Kasper Andersen, Michael Palm Toft (if fit), Jordan Stewart, Erik Riss, Tom Woolley, Nathan Greaves.
As well as working together in the Riss group, the two families are building an oat-processing mill so they can further guarantee a premium for their gluten-free oats.
Max Clegg and Danny Phillips edged the Diamonds into a narrow 7-5 lead with a 4-2 in the second race after Steve Worrall and Ulrich Ostergaard had followed Riss home in the opener - but it swiftly went downhill for Newcastle immediately afterwards.
The Diamonds needed three maximum 1-5s to pull off a slender victory, but with Jorgensen retiring from Heat 13 on lap three and Worrall unable to make an impression in third on secondplaced Riss and winner Wright, the deal was done with two races to spare.
BERWICK BANDITS 43 REDCAR BEARS 47 ENTERING their busiest period of the season, the Berwick Bandits needed to get off to winning ways with the visit of the Redcar Bears, led by new British champion, Charles Wright and new signing Erik Riss, writes LAWRENCE HEPPELL.
The match was long gone by that stage and the Bears made the final margin very harsh on the hosts with their late flurry of points as Riss completed a 15-point maximum.
King's Lynn: Robert Lambert, Lewis Kerr, Ty Proctor, Erik Riss, Thomas Jorgensen, Michael Palm Toft, Kasper Andersen.